Gallia County Ohio Queries - December 1999 thru April 2000


DATE: 04/27/2000 SUBMITTER: William Parlet
SURNAMES: PARLET, PARLETT, BITLER
I am seeking information on the PARLET(T) family that may have come to Gallia County from Maryland. Margaret PARLETT was born in the county in 1827 and married Henry BITLER there in 1850. Other Parlet names are Isaiah, Josiah, Moses, Mary, Emiline etc. Any assistance appreciated.
DATE: 04/27/2000 SUBMITTER: T Holcomb
SURNAMES: HOLCOMB, SCURLOCK
I am looking for information on William HOLCOMB B. Nov. 27, 1856 d.1930. Gallia Co. Married Miranda SCURLOCK June 13, 1880. She was b. Aug. 23, 1856, d.Aug. 2, 1922 Gallia Co. Their chilren are noted born in Vinton, Gallia Co., Ohio. They are: Oscar, Roy S., Addie, Charlie D., Grace L., William Harrison Holcomb. The spelling of Miranda's first and last name may not be correct! Some say he came from Pennsylvania and some say Virginia, before it became West Virginia. Help!
DATE: 04/27/2000 SUBMITTER: Joanna Mulford
SURNAMES: MURRAY, PIPER
I am researching William L MURRAY (B: c1795) and wife Elinor PIPER (b: c1798). There buried in Gallia Co. maybe in Cheshire Twp. Their children: James (B: c1825), Rachel P (b: June 4, 1828), Charles H (B:c1834), Sarah Elizabeth (B: Sept 6, 1818), Benjamin (B: c1846), Wm Lewis (B: Jan 10, 1845), Eliza Jane (B: Mar 14, 1843), and two unknown children. If anyone has the where abouts of Wm and Elinor burial place or any other info please contact me.
DATE: 04/27/2000 SUBMITTER: Tonia White McFerin
SURNAMES: WHITE, LUMAN, ROBINSON, DRUMMOND
Searching for any information of the WHITE family from Walnut Twp, Gallia Co. Mother Catherine (Katharine), some children were, William H., Enoch, Ephraim, Levi, Ann, Robert, Catherine. Came from Maryland about 1840's.
DATE: 04/14/2000 SUBMITTER: Amy Frick
SURNAMES: COUGHENOUR, DICE
I am looking for any information on the Gallia County Coughenours. My relative is a Christian COUGHENOUR (b. 1785 Virginia; d. 1873 Gallia County, Oh). He married a Margaret DICE. Christian's father was Jacob DICE (b. in Pennsylvania). These Coughenour's seem to have come from Pennsylvania and Rockbridge Co., Virginia. Then out of Gallia County, they migrated to Audrain County, Missouri. Does anyone know much about any of these elusive family members of mine? I would like to know where in Europe they immigrated from.
DATE: 04/14/2000 SUBMITTER: Stefanie Richardson
SURNAMES: SPROUSE, GILLETTE, BROWN
Searching for information on David SPROUSE, his family & descendants. David and his wife Lucy SPROUSE settled in Gallia County about 1810-1815 with their children. Their son, Robert A. SPROUSE married Lucy Minerva (GILLETTE) BROWN 1833 in Gallia County. Lucy was the daughter of William GILLETTE of Lawrence County. She had been married previously to George BROWN. Any information on the Sprouse or Gillette (Gillet, Gillett) family most appreciated.
DATE: 04/14/2000 SUBMITTER: Stefanie Richardson
SURNAMES: RICHARDSON, SUMMERS, MILLER, LOVE, WILLMORE, MANRING
Searching for information on Elisha RICHARDSON. He married Sarah SUMMERS (daughter of Samuel SUMMERS & Katherine MILLER) 1827 in Gallia County, and had one son -- Lewis K. I'm trying to find Elisha's parents. Perhaps John RICHARDSON who married Elizabeth MANRING 1807 in Gallia County? Lewis K. RICHARDSON was born 1828 in Gallia County, and married Sarah LOVE (daughter of Robert LOVE & Rosaline WILLMORE) 1848 in Gallia County. The couple migrated westward about 1850 -- settling permanently in SE Iowa. Any help or information greatly appreciated!
DATE: 04/14/2000 SUBMITTER: Lorie Wylie
SURNAMES: DARST, HALFHILL
Looking for info. on Elijah DARST and Maza (Mary) HALFHILL. Married 2 Decemer 1840. Who were Maza's parents and where did they come from. Pennsylvania?
DATE: 04/10/2000 SUBMITTER: Ed Prichard
SURNAMES: CHANEY, CHENEY, BRYAN, WHITE, RUNYAN
I am looking for Joseph CHANEY or CHENEY, husband of Eliza Jane BRYAN. They lived in the town of Gallipolis in the 1830's. I believe that my gggGrandmother, Sarah BRYAN lived with them for a while.
DATE: 04/07/2000 SUBMITTER: Nancy
SURNAMES: DROUILLARD
I believe that Joseph DROUILLARD was in Gallia co. but I am not sure about what counties were there in the late 1700s. I have Peter in Ross Co., Mason Co., Wood Co., Chillicothe.
DATE: 04/07/2000 SUBMITTER: Pamela LaCount
SURNAMES: WARNER, BARKER, PORTER
I am seeking information about Anaximander WARNER and Lucretia PORTER. I believe they died in 1843 & 1845 in the Green Twp., Gallia Co., OH. One of their sons has been listed as Ebenezer WARNER (b. 1818) and he married Louise BARKER. Any infomation would be a greatly appreciated.
DATE: 04/06/2000 SUBMITTER: W. Paul Wooten
SURNAMES: MARTINDALE
This query is for Donna Gill. Your e-mail address is apparently no longer valid. I read your posting in the 1997 archives for Gallia County. Are you still looking for information on James MARTINDALE? His son, James A. married Julia Ann COTTRELL. Their daughter, Eustatia MARTINDALE is my GGGrandmother. Anything that you have on the family would be helpful to me.
DATE: 04/04/2000 SUBMITTER: John Sloan
SURNAMES: PARSONS
Can anybody tell me the newspaper that would most likely have published Cena PARSONS obituary. She lived in Vinton and died May 09, 1977.
DATE: 04/04/2000 SUBMITTER: Eric Cassel
SURNAMES: STEWART, SANDERS
Searching for any info on my great aunts Tacy, Arminta(Minnie), Avis SANDERS, as they all three married STEWARTS from Gallia Co. I believe Tacy married James A. STEWART. Thanks for your time.
DATE: 04/04/2000 SUBMITTER: Charlie Hazlett
SURNAMES: LEADMAN, HARRISON
I am searching for any LEADMAN in Gallia County, but in particular Ruben LEADMAN who married Tabitha ???. Their daughter married Robert HARRISON.
DATE: 04/04/2000 SUBMITTER: Charlie Hazlett
SURNAMES: HAZLETT, HOUCK, LANDTHORN
I am searching for the parents of Sarah LANDTHORN nee HAZLETT, died approx. 1952, mother of James HAZLETT who married Ethel Pearl HOUCK.
DATE: 04/04/2000 SUBMITTER: Christina Moss
SURNAMES: MURPHY, MURRAY
I am lookin for information on Tobitha MURPHY she married Royal MURRAY in Gallia Co. Dec 2, 1885.
DATE: 04/04/2000 SUBMITTER: Juanita S Cooper
SURNAMES: EVARTS (ANY SPELLING), DAVIDSON, OTY
I am looking for the birth of my grandmother, Sadie EVARTS. Records say that she was born 2 Aug 1881 to Henry Alfred EVARTS and Louisa DAVIDSON in Gallia Co. I found a sister Sarah who died, abro. Elmer And another sister mistakenly listed as a boy under her father's name. But cannot find Sadie. I have records of her siblings, all bn in Gallia Co. Louisa was the dau. of Adam DAVIDSON and Amanda BEARD. Also want any available info on Adam DAVIDSON. He md. Amanda BEARD in 1851 and after her death md. Rachel DODRILL. Adam died 6 Sep 1907. Having had a stroke last May, I must now depend on others. But I can use my computer and have had some success with the IGI. Will correspond with anyone with info on these lines and will share gladly.
DATE: 04/04/2000 SUBMITTER: Sean M. Fain
SURNAMES: FAIN
Any info on the Fain family of Gallia Co. would be appreciated. Thanks
DATE: 04/04/2000 SUBMITTER: Pam Zeirott
SURNAMES: ALKIRE
Searching any/all Alkire's in Gallia County. Visit our Alkire.org site for info on your Alkire descendants and to find info on our July Reunion for Ohio.
DATE: 03/28/2000 SUBMITTER: Marsha Ward
SURNAMES: WARD, SHIVELY, DENNEY
I just received a copy of the Jacob WARD Probate filing from August 1862, Gallia Co., OH. Not sure yet exactly when he died. Jacob WARD, (my ggg-grandfather) died in Gallia Co, OH. He was married to Ann (either SMITH... or SISLER?) who later married Jeremiah DENNEY. (She is listed as the wife of Jeremiah DENNEY in the probate forms.) Ann died in Springfield, MO abt 1879 or 1880. The probate filing lists 6 children of Jacob and Ann: -David, b. before 1837 (before Nelson!), -Nelson W., born 20 Nov 1837 in Columbiana Co, OH, died Feb 1929 in Long Beach, CA (was married twice in Meigs County, 1st wife was a woman named Cline married in abt. 1858, 2nd wife was a woman named Emily Jane Hall married in 1865, 3rd wife was Minnie Zoruda Souder married in Gasconade Co, MO), -Joseph, born 8 July 1839 in Columbiana Co, OH (married Martha Beal), -Caleb, born 5 March 1843, died 1897 (my gg-grandfather) (married Nancy Jane SHIVELY on 2 Dec 1863 in Gallia Co, OH) Lived in Springfield and then both died and are buried in Boone Co, AR., -Rebecca, born abt. 1847, -Robert, Born abt, 1849. Nelson, Joseph and Caleb all served together in Company M, 11th PA Cavalry, 108th PA Volunteers, during the Civil War. Then later all 3 lived within 6 blocks of each other in Springfield, MO. They were there for both the 1870 and 1880 censuses. Nelson was a washing machine salesman, Caleb was a hack and then a foreman on the railroad and Joseph was a wagon driver and then policeman in Springfield, MO.
DATE: 03/26/2000 SUBMITTER: W. Paul Wooten
SURNAMES: WOOTEN
Thomas WOOTEN, Elizabeth WOOTEN, Sally WOOTEN, John WOOTEN, Ann WOOTEN, and Cinthy WOOTEN were all married in Gallia County, Ohio between 1808 and 1830. Samuel WOOTEN enlisted for the War of 1812 from Gallia County. John and Thomas WOOTEN were brothers. Were the others from the same family? Does anyone know who these people were or where they came to Gallia County from?
DATE: 03/26/2000 SUBMITTER: Kristy Stevens
SURNAMES: YINGLING, ROSE, DELONG
I am looking for descendents of Amanda YINGLING who was born on Aug. 8, 1820 in Lawrence Co., Ohio. She is the daughter of John and Catherine (DELONG) YINGLING. Amanda married Pleasant ROSE and lived in Gallia Co., Ohio mostly. They had at least nine children. Amanda had alot of half siblings but am interested if she had any more whole siblings.
DATE: 03/26/2000 SUBMITTER: Sandra Hostler
SURNAMES: DEAN, FERGUSON
I have a Sarah J. DEAN from Gallia County who married a Jesse FERGUSON from Lawrence County in 1876. Jesse's brother, George, married a Marguerite (Margaret) A. DEAN from Gallia County in 1878. Both marriages took place in Cabell County, WV. Does anyone have any information on these two women?
DATE: 03/26/2000 SUBMITTER: Ruby Coleman
SURNAMES: ATKINSON, ATKESON, AMSBARY, DONNELLY, BOOTEN, POLSLEY
I am seeking information on the descendants of John ATKINSON and Rosetta AMSBARY. He was born 22 June 1807, son of John ATKINSON / ATKESON and Mary DONNELLY. He married Rosetta AMSBARY, daughter of William AMSBARY of Mason Co., VA. Their children were: Mary Almira/Almyra ATKINSON - md. James Donnally BOOTEN, Maria ATKINSON - died as a baby, Darius M. (Arius) ATKINSON, Alonzo Parish ATKINSON, Louisa ATKINSON, Adaline Rosetta ATKINSON - lived about 3 years, Frances Josephine "Fannie" - married James McCluney POLSLEY, John Milton ATKINSON, Dr. William Thomas James ATKINSON
DATE: 03/24/2000 SUBMITTER: Jim Healey
SURNAMES: MCMILLEN, STEELE
Does anyone know the newspaper I could search for the death of my ancestor, Polly (STEELE) MCMILLEN, died 11 Oct 1905, in Vintage, Gallia, Ohio?
DATE: 03/22/2000 SUBMITTER: Greg Baird
SURNAMES: BAIRD, RALSTON, CREMEENS, CARTER
I am stumped on finding information on Richmond BAIRD who was married to a lady believed to have the first name Catherine. Also it is believed that they had sons named Alexander and Joseph. I have information from Joseph on. All help appreciated.
DATE: 03/22/2000 SUBMITTER: Dan Norgard
SURNAMES: FUDGE
Looking for anything on the FUDGE families that were in Gallia Co. in the 1800-1850 range. Thanks
DATE: 03/22/2000 SUBMITTER: Monica Rostofer Woodworth
SURNAMES: SYFERS, PROVO
Seeking info on Abraham SYFERS, he married Mary PROVO. Has anyone heard of Gattletsburg, Ohio?
DATE: 03/22/2000 SUBMITTER: Verda Washington
SURNAMES: SCRUGGS, EVANS
I am searching for information on Madaline SCRUGGS, b.abt.1847 in Gallia County, Ohio. Her parents are unknown to me at this time but they were born in VA. She married John EVANS, b.abt.1815 in VA, parents also from VA, in Gallia County, Ohio on 14 Feb. 1865. They had 5 children: John b.abt. 1868 Oh, Cyrus b.abt. 1870 Oh, Rosanna b.26 October 1872 Gallia County, Ohio, Mary b.abt.1875 Oh, Asenia b.abt.1879 Oh. Any information that you may have on Madaline or John or any of the children, please contact me. Thank you.
DATE: 03/22/2000 SUBMITTER: Phil Hawkins
SURNAMES: KIMBLE, BROWN
Searching for parents/siblings/info on William M. KIMBLE, born Gallia Co., OH on 3 Nov 1863, married Margaret BROWN in Jackson Co., OH on 6 Feb 1893.
DATE: 03/22/2000 SUBMITTER: Mary Kay WARD
SURNAMES: WARD, FIELDS, ROBERTS
Stephen WARD born est 1790 and son's Willis and Charles moved from Gallia Co, OH to Hancock Co, Ohio in 1829/ 1830. Willis WARD died in Hancock County, OH about 1832/1833. Willis WARD's family and Charles WARD and wife returned to Gallia Co., Ohio, and the parents (Stephen WARD & wife) went to Wood Co, OH. I'm trying to determine if this family was related to my Mahlon James WARD born 1832 in Findlay, Hancock Co, OH who married there in 1861 Francis Emily ROBERTS. Please e-mail or contact Mary Kay WARD, 1432 Yeardley Drive, Richmond, VA 23225; PH: 804-232-9338.
DATE: 03/22/2000 SUBMITTER: Charlie Hazlett
SURNAMES: HAZLETT
Still searching for any HAZLETT in Gallia County.
DATE: 03/15/2000 SUBMITTER: Victoria Robinson
SURNAMES: GOSS, ALEXANDER
Searching for information about GOSS families in Gallipolis area, notably Bernard GOSS born about 1878 to Charles GOSS and Susie ALEXANDER. Also looking for info on Washington GOSS, born sometime earlier. Looking for connections to ALEXANDER family.
DATE: 03/15/2000 SUBMITTER: Rhonda L. (Carter) Flynn
SURNAMES: CARTER, SIMS, CHRISTY, CREATORS, MAYNARD
Emmett Earnest CARTER (E. E.) Born ? 1885, Died: 12-03-1960. Married to Alta SIMS CARTER. My gggrandparents. Would like any info. on them. They lived in Gallia Co. buried in Crown City Cemetary. (Where is this?) Other surnames listed above also, are family members. Any info. would be helpful and appreciated. Would love to get newspaper obits. if possible.
DATE: 03/15/2000 SUBMITTER: James Caldwell
SURNAMES: CALDWELL, LEWIS
Looking for parents, etc of Clark CALDWELL who married Anna LEWIS 4-3-1920.
DATE: 03/07/2000 SUBMITTER: Monica Rostofer Woodworth
SURNAMES: SYFERS, PROVO
Seeking info on Abraham SYFERS who married Mary Frances PROVO. Had Edgar B. born in Gallipolis,(17 mar 1874) Florence M. (2 may 1872) and William S.
DATE: 03/03/2000 SUBMITTER: Doug Holland
SURNAMES: BALL, GIBSON
I am looking for information on William Thomas GIBSON who married Sarah BALL on June 24, 1864 in Gallia Co., Ohio. They both were born in 1841, and moved to West Virginia after their marriage.
DATE: 03/03/2000 SUBMITTER: Betty A. Kenney
SURNAMES: TEMPLE
Looking for any info on Goldie Merle TEMPLE, born Feb. 28, 1898 reportedly in Gallipolis, Ohio.
DATE: 03/03/2000 SUBMITTER: Sue Waite-Langley
SURNAMES: SHELTON, RICKABAUGH
Hello, I'm looking for the estate papers for Saluda (Mustain) SHELTON d. 1812 Chimney Rock, Gallia Co., OH and am hoping you can point me in the right direction. I'm trying to determine if Tabitha SHELTON b. 26 Oct 1794 (m. John RICKABAUGH 20 Jan 1814 Gallia Co.) is her daughter by Claiborne SHELTON. Am also interested in any information that you may have in your files on this Shelton family.
DATE: 02/27/2000 SUBMITTER: Laura King
SURNAMES: DOUGLAS, RAYNOR
I am searching for information about Fountain DOUGLAS b. Orange Co? VA c. 1790 who m Agnes DODSON c. 1833 in VA. Daughter Agnes Jane DODSON b. 1833 d. 1935 in Jackson Co. m. in 1854 in Gallia Co. Wilson RAYNOR b. c.1832 d. 1904 Jackson Co. Also need info on the Raynor family. The Douglas and Raynor families supposedly came to Gallia Co. c. 1840 from Orange Co. VA along with 4 more families. Also searching for newpaper article (perhaps Wellston, Ohio paper) entitled "Mrs. Raynor will be 100 years old tomorrow." It was dated Tuesday, Aug. 17, 1933. Thanks for any help!
DATE: 02/27/2000 SUBMITTER: Laura King
SURNAMES: FOSTER, SHAVER/SHAFFER, SHELTON, RICE
I am searching for thr parents of Hannah RICE who d. c. 1834 in Gallia co. She m. Henley SHELTON 21 July 1814 in Gallia Co. Henley's second wife was Elizabeth SHAFFER FOSTER (widow of John FOSTER). Elizabeth was the mother of of Seth FOSTER who m. Colinda SHELTON, daughter of Henley and Hannah RICE SHELTON. Info also needed on John FOSTER d. 1826 Gallia Co.
DATE: 02/27/2000 SUBMITTER: Judy Price
SURNAMES: BURLILE, HOLCOMB, BERLISLE
Seeking parents of Jeremiah BURLILE who married Jemima HOLCOMB in Gallia Co, 14 Sept, 1822. Name may have been spelled BERLISLE.
DATE: 02/27/2000 SUBMITTER: Marylou Smith Hill
SURNAMES: STONE, EBLEN, SWICK
I am researching my Stone family and have found that Kinsey STONE was m1 to Barbara E. EBLEN on 3 March 1872 in Gallia County and m2 to Eunice SWICK (d/o Martin SWICK) on 17 Oct 1878. This is all that I have found. Does anyone have information on Kinsey, Barbara or Eunice? Did they have children? I know that Kinsey and Eunice had one son, Simeon in 1879. I dont even have a DOB for any of them (except Simeon).
DATE: 02/22/2000 SUBMITTER: Michael Barela
SURNAMES: WAUGH, DEAN
Seeking information about John WAUGH and his wife Barsheba, both born around 1788 in Virginia. Their children include Mary, John, Charles, Phebe, and Hiram WAUGH, all born in Gallia Co. I am especially interested in Mary, who married John DEAN in 1841 Gallia Co. I am hoping to learn more about Mary and her parents, as well as John DEAN. Any help is appreciated.
DATE: 02/21/2000 SUBMITTER: Sandy Carter
SURNAMES: BOGGS, GREENE, McDANIELS
I am searching for information on William Henry BOGGS, b. Dec 10, 1814, married Mary McDANIELS June 20, 1841 and Lavena GREENE June 20, 1848. All of the above taking place in Gallia County. Thier children include, George, Sarah, Jennie, Louisa, Cordelia, Henry, Henrietta, Mary, Jehu, Andrew, Hiram. Will share info I have.
DATE: 02/21/2000 SUBMITTER: Betty C. Shackelford
SURNAMES: WADDELL, ROUSH, RAUSCH
Alexander WADDELL, Revolutionary War, apparently has been documented as having service (either military or civilian) in the War of 1812. Service from 1784 to 1815 is accepted by the United States Daughters of 1812. Would appreciate information on documentation of this service. I would like to connect with a descendant who is a member of 1812.
DATE: 02/21/2000 SUBMITTER: Rhonda L. Carter Flynn
SURNAMES: CARTER, HOUCK, SIMMS, CHRISTIE, CRETORS, MAYNARD
Need any info. on Emmet Earnest CARTER, Julia Ann CARTER, married Arthur MAYNARD. Gertie CARTER, married ? CHRISTIE. Letta CARTER, married ? CRETORS. Alta SIMMS CARTER, mother: Lydia SIMMS, father: James SIMMS. Alta SIMMS mother was ? HOUCK. Alta's sisters: Emma, Nonia, also had more brothers and sisters ?. William (Bill) Kenneth CARTER. Thank you for any info.
DATE: 02/21/2000 SUBMITTER: Nancy Cody
SURNAMES: SOLES, DANIELS
Looking for information on the families of Elizabeth SOLES and Abraham DANIELS, Gallia County, Ohio, abt. 1850.
DATE: 02/21/2000 SUBMITTER: James W. Davis
SURNAMES: VITITOE
Looking for any info on John VITITOE or Alfred /Albert VITITOE. May have lived or died in Gallia County. John death date not known, Alfred/Albert app. 1941.
DATE: 02/21/2000 SUBMITTER: Toni Smith-Cannon
SURNAMES: PIERCE, STEELE
John PIERCE b. March 24, 1813 Raccoon, Gallia Co. OH. d. Feb. 12, 1888 in Huntington, OH. He married Eliza STEELE on August 18, 1833 in Gallia CO. OH. She was born March 15, 1813 in Greenbriar Co. WVA and died in Huntington, Ohio. They had ten children: Calvin, Caroline, David, Mary Eliz., John Wilson, Sally Ann, Thomas Allen, George William, Sanuel Franklin, Sarah Ann.
DATE: 02/21/2000 SUBMITTER: Sandra Barnett
SURNAMES: RUSSELL, BROWN
I am researching my gggrandfather, Sylvester RUSSELL, possibly born in Gallia co in the 1840's. He was married to a Mary E. BROWN born in KY. Had 3 children--Sarah, Nancy A. & William A. The 1900 OH census finds his wife Mary, widowed and living in Ironton, OH. Sylvester lived in Bloom Twp. of Scioto co. in the 1880 OH census. Any help will be appreciated.
DATE: 02/13/2000 SUBMITTER: Okey L. King
SURNAMES: WOODRUFF
I am interested in the WOODRUFF Family of Vinton Township. Their home was two miles west of Vinton, Ohio. My mother, Edna Stone King WOODRUFF, is buried an an old cemetery on a hill not far from the Woodruff Homeplace. My stepfather, Willard Woodruff, is presently in a nursing home near the hospital.
DATE: 02/13/2000 SUBMITTER: Terry Turley
SURNAMES: RUSSELL, CONKLE, MCCULLOUGH
I am searching for information on Susan CONKLE. She married Isaac RUSSELL Jr. Sept. 28, 1848 in Gallia Co., Ohio. They divorced in 1861. She then married Isaac's brother, Ely RUSSELL, on Nov. 22, 1861. He must have died because she married Jacob MCCULLOUGH Feb. 7, 1870 in Gallia Co. I am searching for information on Susan CONKLE's parents, siblings, etc. Also searching for when Ely RUSSELL died and where. He seems to have just disappeared.
DATE: 02/10/2000 SUBMITTER: George Jenks
SURNAMES: JENKS, CHILDERS
Do you have anything on Mosby JENKS? He was in the 1850 and 1860 Census and then disappearses. Did he die in Gallia County? William H. JENKS married Nancy CHILDERS in 1826. Then they disappear. Is there any other record of them? Did they have children? Lawrence JENKS, born on or about 1830, parents probably William H. JENKS and Nancy CHILDERS. Did he die in Gallia County? Where is he buried? Is there a death record on him? Any birth record? He is in the 1860 and 1870 Census.
DATE: 02/10/2000 SUBMITTER: Carol Cochran
SURNAMES: ZINN
Looking for a Nicholas ZINN, Nancy ZINN 1750-1860ish.
DATE: 02/02/2000 SUBMITTER: Linda Goddard Stout
SURNAMES: GODDARD, JENNINGS
Wish to correspond with descendants of Francis "Frank" GODDARD born c1816 in Greene Co, PA and died 1892 in Gallipolis, OH. His wife was Christena A. JENNINGS born c1821 in (W)VA and she died, too, in 1892 in Gallipolis. This couple moved from Wetzel Co, WV to Gallia Co, OH c1880 as they appear on the census records at that time. Children were: Alcinda; Margaret Ann; Reason; Sarah E.; Huldah Jane; James Franklin; Catharine; Barta; Robert E.; and William F. I have been doing Goddard family research for many years and have background info on Frank's parents, siblings and grandparents. Glad to share info.
DATE: 02/02/2000 SUBMITTER: Ginny
SURNAMES: GILMORE, TROTTER
Am researching the GILMORE/TROTTER family of [Gallia], Oh., with not a lot of luck. My father was a GILMORE but never talked about his family much so don't know much, his great grand patents were John GILMORE and Sarah TROTTER, b. 1815. They had several children but don't have names or dates. Who were John's and Sarah's parents? Any help would be great.
DATE: 02/02/2000 SUBMITTER: Edward Lee Walker
SURNAMES: LEWIS
The family of David D LEWIS, Daughter (Margaret LEWIS) born around 4 March 1857, Raccoon township. David was born in South Wales, I don't know when he enter the USA or where. He, (I think) married a woman by the name of Hanna EDWARDS or ABLES. Margaret would be my GGmother, She lived/died in the Jackson Area.
DATE: 02/02/2000 SUBMITTER: Vickie (Bruce) Bales
SURNAMES: BRUCE, HEARN
I am searching for Vincent BRUCE b. Dec.01-1773, in Albemarle, Va., d. abt. Mar. 1836, in Gallia, Ohio. He was married to Elizabeth "Mattie" HEARN of Wythe Co.,Va.. Vincent's and his family move to Gallia, Ohio, after the death of his father William in 1814 of Giles Co., Va.. Vincent's siblings are Garland (move to Miami, Ohio in 1817) Joshua [my line] (stayed in Wythe Co.,Va. and married Elizabeth's sister Sarah) Mary (married Amos THOMPSON and stayed in Va.) Elizabeth (married Acles FANNEN stayed in Va.) Susannah (married Lewis HUTSELL and stayed in Va.) I would like to know why Vincent and Garland moved after the death of their father. Their mother's name was Nancy Anna BALLARD. I would love to exchange information on the family.
DATE: 01/24/2000 SUBMITTER: Melody
SURNAMES: TAYLOR
Seeking descendants & ancestors of Frederick TAYLOR (b. abt 1768 Germany). He resided in Gallia Co., OH beginning in 1818. He later moved to Madison Co., IN sometime after 1830 where he remained until his death. 1820 Census in Raccoon Twp lists 7 children. 1830 Census in Addison Twp lists 5 children in household. Known offspring: Sarah, Nancy, Isaac. Possible other offspring from Gallia Co. marriage records: Betsy Taylor m. Moses Surber 07 Sep 1820, Jane Taylor m. Wm Hughes 27 Jan 1822, John Taylor m. Elizabeth Thomas 02 Feb 1827.
DATE: 01/24/2000 SUBMITTER: Judy Solomon
SURNAMES: BLAIR, MONK
Looking for the children of Joseph H. BLAIR and Mary Frances MONK. Daughter Senia Mable or Mable Cenia, born 18 Sept. 1898 in Gallia Co., Ohio. Other children are: James D., Lilliam Mae., Rosetta, William Howard, and Joseph Cecil. Joseph and Mary were married 4 July 1888. Joseph was born in Lawrence co., Ohio. Any thing you have would help.
DATE: 01/24/2000 SUBMITTER: Larry Koster
SURNAMES: KOSTER, KASTER, TURNER
Searching for information about Henry W. KOSTER. Born about 1826 in Germany. Married Missouri Ann TURNER in Gallia County, Ohio in 1865. Later settled in Gallatin County, IL. His father's name was Willkur KOSTER. Henry came to this country with either three or four siblings.
DATE: 01/21/2000 SUBMITTER: Archie Spires
SURNAMES: SPIRES, LYLE, WHITMAN
Looking for information on Elmer E. SPIRES or Jessie Edna LYLE, both born about 1865 in Gallia Co. Also Elmer's Parents William R. SPIRES & "Marthy" ??. Or Jessie's Parents Boyd LYLE & Virginia WHITMAN. Elmer, Jessie, Boyd & Virginia are all buried at Poplar Ridge Cemetery, Kyger, Gallia Co., OH. Thanks for any help you can give me.
DATE: 01/21/2000 SUBMITTER: Brenda McClaskey Wilson
SURNAMES: MCCLASKEY
Seeking info on Samuel W. and Mitchell MCCLASKEY. Samuel buried in Gallia County. Lived in Lawrence County by 1850. Children of Samuel were Hester b.abt 1853, Ida b.abt 1860, Thomas b.abt 1861, George b.abt. 1867 and James M. b.September 16, 1864 d.May 03, 1932.
DATE: 01/21/2000 SUBMITTER: Marie Terwilliger
SURNAMES: GRAHAM, BLACK
Seeking death record of Elizabeth Riply GRAHAM m. James GRAHAM b.1756 Carlisle Pa. She d. abt.1812. Location is mystery but James remarried in Gallia County in 1815 to BLACK, Elizabeth. I have not been able to locate this person in Athens County for which her husband was J.P 1800-1801, Also listed on the 1803 Freemans List (Taxation) which was taken in preparation for statehood in 1805.
DATE: 01/21/2000 SUBMITTER: Mary Campbell
SURNAMES: ROGERS, PHILLIPS, ROACH, MATTHEWS
Looking for information on Minerva PHILLIPS b. 1832 Jackson Co,Ohio. She married John ROACH 1850 Jackson Co,Ohio. Some say her father was Joseph . Looking for anyone that can be of help. Also looking for Nancy ROGERS m. Milton ROACH. The last person I am looking for is Elizabeth ROACH m. James MATTHEWS. Elizabeth was the sister of my Samuel ROACH that married Margaret SNODGRASS.
DATE: 01/21/2000 SUBMITTER: Gary Barnes
SURNAMES: MCNEAL, BARNES
I would like information on the family of Naomi MCNEAL b.3-17-1811 in Gallia. She married Daniel BARNES on 4-23-1837 in Gallia. Would like information on his family also.
DATE: 01/21/2000 SUBMITTER: Carolyn Murphy
SURNAMES: VANSANDT, VANZANT, WILSON, LOGUE
Seeking info/descendants: Elijah & Elinor (WILSON) VANSANDT/VANZANT who went from Rockbridge Co., VA. to Gallia Co., OH. after Sept. 1806. Elijah died Gallia Co. 1807. Elinor married #2 to Samuel LOGUE.
DATE: 01/11/2000 SUBMITTER: Jack Mathes
SURNAMES: MATTHEWS
Seeking information on James MATTHEWS and his family of Gallia County, Ohio. James was b. approx 1780 and married Elizabeth b. approx 1786 (maiden name unknown). They had the following children all born in Ohio- William b. 1815, Anderson b. 1816, Phillip b. 1819, Daniel b. August 1, 1822, Mary Jane b. 1824, Elizabeth b. 1827, Catherine b. unknown and Nancy b. unknown. James and family moved to Vermillion County, Highland township, Indiana around 1834. Any information on James, his wife or children would be most appreciated.
DATE: 01/11/2000 SUBMITTER: Kathie Evans
SURNAMES: ADNEY, GLENN, MOREHOUSE, KENT, HOWE, SISSON
I am looking for information on (Wealtha) Electa GLENN ADNEY, b. 1811 in Gallia Co. and who married to Jonathan ADNEY in Gallia Co.,Oh. in 1825. I need to find proof to connect her to her parents William and Ann Curry GLENN. I am also looking for the parent or state that Ahaz S. MOREHOUSE came from, b. Abt. 1796 d. 1848 Gallia Co., Ohio, married to Lucinda SISSON in 1818 in Gallia Co., Oh.
DATE: 01/11/2000 SUBMITTER: Ruby Coleman
SURNAMES: ATKINSON, ADKINSON, BOGGS, WATTS, AMSBARY
I am seeking information on Darius "Arius" ATKINSON/ADKINSON who was born 28 May 1840 near Chambersburg, Gallia Co., OH to John ATKINSON and Rosetta AMSBARY. He served in Co. I 36th Infantry Union Army from OH during the Civil War. There is an Arius ADKINSON who married Melissa Ann BOGGS in Gallia Co. on 14 Oct. 1859 and an Arius ATKINSON who married Florilla WATTS in Gallia Co. on 21 May 1868. Darius/Arius ATKINSON was living in Lawrence Co., OH from about 1887 until at least 1912, but apparently did not die there. I am trying to locate more information on him, his spouses and descendants.
DATE: 01/11/2000 SUBMITTER: Bob Miller
SURNAMES: MILLER, SKINNER, GRADEN, DAVIS, WOOD, MURPHAY
Looking for info on John MILLER, wife Mary SKINNER, Children: Hannah, Aldie, William H., Jacob, Jane, Riley, James Robert. John died 1852 and 1860 census listed his family living with various other families: DAVIS, WOOD, and MURPHAY. Need lots of help and any info will be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 01/11/2000 SUBMITTER: Sylvia
SURNAMES: HIGH, WHITTAKER, WHITTIKER
Rachel, Mary, Sally and Virginia HIGH. I am looking for information on these four sisters. Virginia HIGH married William W. WHITTAKER (WHITTIKER) July 15, 1860 in Gallia County, Ohio.
DATE: 01/11/2000 SUBMITTER: Mark Sexton
SURNAMES: SEXTON, REYNOLDS
I have been researching the SEXTON/REYNOLDS family tree. I have been to the library in Gallipolis. I have found some cemeteries. I am disappointed about the Sexton cemetery as it has been wiped out by cattle. Any way, I would like help in researching my family tree.
DATE: 01/11/2000 SUBMITTER: Crystal
SURNAMES: DARST, JOHNSON
I am searching for information on Gladys R. JOHNSON (m) George DARST. I have their kids names and some but I need there parents name ..any information would be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 01/11/2000 SUBMITTER: Charles Wright
SURNAMES: NULL, CLAGG
Looking for information on David NULL, the father of George Marion NULL (b. 20 May 1851 in Gallia Co.,OH; m. Syrena CLAGG, also born in Gallia Co.,; d. 01 April 1923 in Ninnekah, OK). George Marion NULL's death certificate lists David NULL as his father. Need information on rest of the family as well.
DATE: 01/06/2000 SUBMITTER: Steve Miller
SURNAMES: MILLER, GRUBY
My great-great grandfather, Fred MILLER, was born to George and Hanna (GRUBY) MILLER in Patriot, OH July 6, 1867. The family subsequently moved north to Bloomington, MN sometime in the 1880's. I'm looking for any information anyone may have on the origin of George and Hanna MILLER - my best information so far is that they emigrated to America from Germany. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 01/06/2000 SUBMITTER: Regina Barry
SURNAMES: HEARN, HERN, JEFFRIES, CROFFORD, DECKARD
Allison HEARN (HERN) born 1800/01 Washington DC moved to Gallia Co OH. wife(1) Susan JEFFRIES, wife(2) Martha CROFFORD, wife(3) Eve (DECKARD) CALHOUN. Some of his children remained in Gallia Co. Interested in all HEARN families in Gallia Co - many early HERNS came from DC/MD to Gallia Co. Some HEARNS moved to Arkansas and Missouri.
DATE: 01/06/2000 SUBMITTER: Mary E. Jones
SURNAMES: WALKER, MOCH
Looking for information on and living relatives of Matthew WALKER, an emigrant of Berwick-on-Tweed, England, who settled in Gallipolis in 1816 (my great great grandfather). (His wife was Alison WALKER.) My great grandfather was William WALKER, and my grandfather was Charles William Baily WALKER. My father was Paul WALKER (brother of Celestine MOCH of Gallipolis). Your help is appreciated.
DATE: 01/06/2000 SUBMITTER: Ron Parks
SURNAMES: BALL, BEEGLE, ROGERS
I'm searching for the parents of Alta M. BALL, b. Mar 1880, OH and died 16 Jul 1917, Meigs Co., OH m. Creed BEEGLE, b. Dec 1872, Meigs Co., OH or WV. They had at least one child Goldie M. BEEGLE, b. 27 Jul 1898 in OH and d. 06 May 1986 in Franklin, OH. According to Goldie's old bible, Alta's parents may have been William C. BALL and possibly a women named ROGERS. Her bible lists many ROGERS and BALL names some being born in Middleport and other locations in Gallia and Meigs Co. Any help with the BALL or ROGERS surname would be appreciated. I will share any information I have also.
DATE: 12/28/1999 SUBMITTER: Marsha Ward
SURNAMES: WARD, SHIVELY
I am searching for the parents and birthplace of my gg-grandfather Caleb WARD. Caleb married Nancy Jane SHIVELY in Gallia Co, OH on 2 Dec 1863. Caleb WARD, b. 5 March 1843. Caleb served with the M Company, 11th Cavalry PA Volunteers in the Civil War. (Company M of 11th Pennsylvania Cavalry actually were mustered in from Columbiana Co, OH) Caleb WARD, Nelson W. WARD and Joseph WARD are all in the 1880 Greene Co, MO Census and also all served in the M Company, 11th Cavalry PA Volunteers in the Civil War. Caleb WARD, Nelson W. WARD and Joseph WARD all 3 mustered into Co. M on 26 August 1861. I believe these 3 men may have been brothers or perhaps cousins. All 3 lived within about 6 blocks of each other in Springfield, MO for the 1880 Census. Nelson W. WARD was born about 1837 in Columbiana Co., OH and was married on 13 September 1865, in Meigs Co, OH to Emily Jane HALL. Nelson W. WARD was a recipient of the Medal of Honor in the Civil War. Joseph was born July 1839 somewhere in PA, raised in Gallia Co, OH, married in Greene Co. MO in 1867 to Martha MEALIS. I believe their parents might have been named Jacob WARD and Annie SMITH. Nancy Jane SHIVELY WARD, b. 4 March 1843. Nancy was the daughter of Balzer SHIVELY. I believe Nancy is from either Gallia Co, Washington Co, or Columbiana Co., there seem to have been a lot of SHIVELYs in those counties, but I am not sure yet in which county she was born.
DATE: 12/28/1999 SUBMITTER: Eric Cassel
SURNAMES: SHEETS
Searching for any info on George SHEETS, born 1759 in Bucks Co.,PA. died in Gallia Co.? Searching for his wifes name & any info on Children; Leonard, John H., Joseph, George Jr., and William Sheets. Thank you.
DATE: 12/28/1999 SUBMITTER: Norma Lockwood
SURNAMES: KENNEDY, SMITH, WAUGH, CLARK
Seeking information on the family of/or descendants of Cornelius Wayne KENNEDY, born February 1, 1826 in Gallia County, Ohio. He died June 16, 1901 at the age of 75. He married Frances Ellen SMITH, November 14, 1850, dau of Margaret WAUGH SMITH. They were the parents of the following children: Franklin Monroe, Charles D., Andrew J., Selemma A., Elizabeth Frances, Emma F., Leslie W., and Fanny Mary. Cornelius and his family lived at Swan Creek, Gallia County, Ohio. Andrew J. KENNEDY, their son was born December 29, 1858. He married Mary Elizabeth CLARK. He died in 1927. Their children were: Thomas Morton, Oakley Meade, Nellie Florance, Edgar K., Stanley S., and Mary Selemma KENNEDY. Would greatly appreciate hearing from anyone who has any information on this family.
DATE: 12/28/1999 SUBMITTER: Bill Erwin
SURNAMES: ERWIN
Looking for descendants, ancestors for Earl Elliot ERWIN, born Ewington, Gallia County in 1892. Probable son of Benton & Hattie ERWIN. Appreciate any and all info.
DATE: 12/22/1999 SUBMITTER: Mary Campbell
SURNAMES: OLIVER, MCNEALEY, FAULKNER, DUNLAP
Looking for information on the following families such as OLIVER'S, FAULKNER starting with Daniel that married Nancy DUNLAP and MCNEALEY'S from Gallia Co,Ohio. Samuel MCNEALEY was my gg-grandfather and it was said that he was born around Gallia Co,Ohio. Can anyone help?
DATE: 12/21/1999 SUBMITTER: Larry Koster
SURNAMES: KOSTER, TURNER, CANTERBURY
Looking for information on Henry W. KOSTER and marriage to Missourie Ann TURNER.
DATE: 12/17/1999 SUBMITTER: Katherine Russell
SURNAMES: KIMMITT, SACKETT, INGLES, MCCARTY
Hannah SACKETT the daughter of Almeron SACKETT and Rachael WHITE was married 1817 Gallia co Ohio to Thomas KIMMITT. The SACKETT and KIMMITT family moved on to Pike/Schular co IL by at least 1825. Marriage record has Thomas Timmit. Also interested in any information regarding the surnames MCCARTY and INGLES.
DATE: 12/15/1999 SUBMITTER: Clay Crandall
SURNAMES: SKIFFINGTON, MCCOY
Looking for info on a William SKIFFINGTON and spouse Ellen Ann MCCOY who had a child named Peter J. SKIFFINGTON born 14 Mar 1873 in Gallia Ohio, not sure what city. Looking spcifically for city info or dates of birth/marriage.
DATE: 12/14/1999 SUBMITTER: Robert Stewart
SURNAMES: STEWART
Looking for STEWART family from Coal Fork WV who moved to Gallia-Miegs Co. areas of ohio.
DATE: 12/14/1999 SUBMITTER: Yvonne Hamilton
SURNAMES: LYND, PANCAKE
On March 1, 1810, John Davisson LYND married Betsey PANCAKE in Union Twp. Gallia Co. The marriage apparently wasn't legal as they were remarried again in KY in 1815. If anyone has any information on Betsey or John, please email me.
DATE: 12/14/1999 SUBMITTER: Leanne Fisher
SURNAMES: BELCHER, WALDRON
I am trying to find someone to do some lookups for me. I am willing to pay for your services. I need someone to lookups BELCHER and WALDRON names. Mahlon BELCHER???? not sure of this name, because he lived in Jackson Ohio, but I cannot find him other than the 1860 census. He married Margaret WALDRON in Lawrence Ohio in 1848 (I believe). They had at least 2 children, and most likely quite a bit more. Harriett and Henry. On Harriett's marriage license it states she was born in Gallia Ohio. Need anything, anyone can find on the BELCHER name in Gallia.
DATE: 12/14/1999 SUBMITTER: Diane Bork Clark
SURNAMES: CLARK, MILLER
Looking for info on Charles Wesley CLARK, b 06June1871, Springfield Township and his parents Lewis CLARK and Margaret MILLER m 1871. Could this be Springfield Township, Gallia County? Only info I have shows Springfield Township for the birth. Maybe someone has them or has verifying info. Charles is buried in Chillicothe, Ross County.
DATE: 12/14/1999 SUBMITTER: Rick Banks
SURNAMES: BARNHART
Looking for info on Nicholas BARNHART. I believe he lived in Gallipolis before and and for a short time after the civil war. I definitely have him living in Green Township of Gallia County in 1850 (1850 census). He was in his father's (Jacob) household at the time.
DATE: 12/14/1999 SUBMITTER: Patricia T.Miller Pavlik
SURNAMES: WERNER, RIPLEY
As far as I know Melinda RIPLEY is buried at Gravel Hill Cem. The George WERNER and his wife and son Valentine are buried at Kiger Creek Cem. They both had farms in that area. This is the extent of information I have.
DATE: 12/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Leanne Fisher
SURNAMES: GLASSBURN, WALKER
I was wondering if someone could look up the marriage of Bartlett or Bartlo (Bart) GLASSBURN to Delilah WALKER around the year 1870. I am more than willing to pay for your services. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 12/05/1999 SUBMITTER: James Porter
SURNAMES: SHAFFER, FLAKNER
I'm searching for information about the parents of Margaret E. FLAKNER b. 1801 d. 1880 she married 1818 Seth SHAFFER.
DATE: 12/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Laura Sydro
SURNAMES: COFER, COFFER
We are looking for Henderson COFER/COFFER and any information on any of his children: Annie; Pearis or Parris; Herbert; Alice; Napoleon; Jessie; Arminta; Ida. We also would like any information on Henderson's wife, Margaret Steel COFER. Thanks for any information you can offer.
DATE: 12/03/1999 SUBMITTER: Billy L. Tucker
SURNAMES: WILLIAMS, SWARTZ, MANLEY, LOVEJOY, CASTO, COLE, RALPH
Request contact with members of the above surnames who can link me with Lewis G. WILLIAMS and wife Carrie (SWARTZ) WILLIAMS. Lewis is buried in Gravel Hill Cem, Gallia Co. OH. Dates 1882 - 1950. Research in Archives indicates his death as July 1950. Obituary of Gallia Times indicates wifes name as Carrie. Daughters Mrs. George CASTO, Mrs. Margaret COLE both of Middleport. Mrs. Lewis MANLEY, Columbus and Mrs. Stanley RALPH, Bucyrus, OH. Brothers. Allen, Frank, Dicon, John, Charles, Sisters. Nanie SNELL, Ida LOVEJOY. I have since located the burial of Lewis MANLEY also in Gravel Hill as 1908 - 1955. Also wife Garnet 1913 -19 (NO DATE). Garnet is listed in the 1920 census with Lewis in Kanawha Co. WVA. Margaret COLE is buried alongside of Lewis in the same cemetery 1921 - 1960. Who are the other daughters identified above? Believe them to be either Katie, Lucile, or Bessie. When and where did Carrie die. I also believe Carrie (SWARTZ) to be his second wife. First wife identiifed as ALLIE in 1910 Census. Her maiden name was EBLIN as identified in Bessie's marriage in 1926 in Scioto Co. OH to George E. FEENEY. I am desperately trying to locate the movements of Bessie. A search of the 1900 Census of Kan Co WV indicates that Lewis' parents may be Larkin and Mary E. WILLIAMS. Can someone please assist me in locating members of these families?
DATE: 12/03/1999 SUBMITTER: Carolyn Sherman
SURNAMES: SHUCK, MORRISON, ROOT, SPARKS
I am seeking information about John SHUCK who is buried at Fox-Fairview Cemetery in Walnut Township of Gallia Co. He was a War of 1812 veteran and was married to Marthy SPARKS, Mary Ann MORRISON and Eliza ROOT.
DATE: 12/03/1999 SUBMITTER: Terry Petrie
SURNAMES: PETRIE, PETRY
Looking for any information on the parents of James Lewis PETRIE / PETRY, born Mar 4 1852 and brother George Marion PETRIE / PETRY, born Nov 1856. I understand that George PETRY was born in Gallia, Ohio and James PETRIE was born in Lawrence County Ohio. Believe their mothers first name was Nancy.
DATE: 12/03/1999 SUBMITTER: Carol Trantow
SURNAMES: CLARK, EMENHISER
Looking for information on the parents and/or siblings of Nancy Adaline CLARK (aka: Adeline CLARK). Born Nov. 6, 1827, Walnut Twp, Gallia Co. Married Joseph EMENHISER Feb. 1846 in Gallia Co. Died in IN, in 1912. Was a direct descendent of a Thomas Clark, Sr., Lt. in the Revolutionary War. All information is appreciated.

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